Blending the Digital and Real Worlds

JWT, one of the largest and well known advertising agencies in the world, released its yearly “100 Things to Watch” ┬álist for 2011. If you haven’t been keeping up, the first few slides of the presentation will show you just how spot-on this group is with trend forecasts and you’ll know it’s worth a look. [...]

HDSLR’s Being Embraced by the Big Boys

The only reason that I ever thought it was possible for someone like myself to make a feature length film on no budget was because Robert Rodriquez told me I could… and I only believed it because he did it himself. But Robert did it the hard way. In his book “Rebel Without a Crew” [...]

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Timelapse and Stop Motion

We’ve been working on a video to highlight the services and staff here at our agency and today I spent a good deal of time working on some proof of concept work utilizing stop motion animation and timelapse video. In the photo to your left you can see me with light in one hand and [...]

Hanging off the balcony… 19 stories up!

This Summer, I headed down to Panama City Beach Florida to shoot a video for Aqua Condominiums. It was our first time to really get to use our new Canon 5D Mark II and we decided to treat it just like we would any other video camera… we put it on a jib and hung [...]

Photography and Video Convergence

I posted an entry a couple of days ago about the convergence between video and still image cameras. Below is a video that we made this summer that illustrates this concept in a little more detail. Along with myself you’ll hear from our principle, David Allred, who was along with me on the shoot. Enjoy!

Making movies on your still camera?

As a photographer and a filmmaker, in recent years, I’d dance between the two realms, splitting my time between the still camera and high end video cameras. I each instance always wishing that I could either take a quick photo from the video camera, or a use my still camera to capture some video… specifically [...]

Behind the Scenes – Distinctive Homes

Today, Camille, Jamie and I headed out to the lovely rural neighborhood called “The Waters” to shoot some photos for our client Distinctive Homes. Below is a very raw peek at the photo session. Stephen Poff